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Bath Terrace Lighthouse
Bath Terrace Lighthouse
Lighthouse Blyth Northumberland

A lighthouse situated 100m inland in Bath Terrace, Blyth.

Amble Art Trail Bord Waalk
Amble Art Trail Bord Waalk
Art Amble Northumberland

A trail of 12 bird related art exhibits dotted around the town of Amble. Find their exact whereabouts with our handy map and exact locations.

Lambley Viaduct
Lambley Viaduct
Bridge Haltwhistle Northumberland

An amazing example of a Victorian designed viaduct spanning 260m over the South River Tyne.

Victoria Tunnel
Victoria Tunnel
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A tunnel running from the Town Moor to the Ouseburn that was used to transport coal and then became an air raid shelter.

Stan Laurel Statue
Stan Laurel Statue
Statue North Shields Tyne And Wear

A statue of the comedy icon and one half of the legendary duo Laurel and Hardy, Stan Laurel to celebrate his time living in North Tyneside.

Humford Woods Stepping Stones
Humford Woods Stepping Stones
Stepping Stone Bedlington Northumberland

A riverside walk along the River Blyth, accessed on either side by stepping stones.

Lemington Glass Works Cone
Lemington Glass Works Cone
Building Newburn Tyne And Wear

The last remaining cone from the Lemington Glass Works Cone.

Whitburn Windmill
Whitburn Windmill
Windmill Whitburn Tyne And Wear

A Grade II listed Tower Mill dating to around 1790.

South Shields Watch House
South Shields Watch House
Building South Shields Tyne And Wear

One of Blighty’s oldest wooden ship-lapped buildings. Fresh from a new coat of paint.

Crook Hall Gardens
Crook Hall Gardens
Building Durham County Durham

Small National Trust site with medieval hall dating back to the 13th century.

Hylton Castle
Hylton Castle
Castle Sunderland Tyne And Wear

14th century gatehouse tower built by Sir William Hylton.

The Count's House
The Count's House
Building Durham County Durham

A Grecian style summerhouse on the banks of the River Wear named after a Polish entertainer.

Auckland Castle Deer House
Auckland Castle Deer House
Building Bishop Auckland County Durham

The deer house is a rare and well preserved example of Gothic Revival architecture built in 1760.

Woodhorn Mill
Woodhorn Mill
Windmill Ashington Northumberland

A sail-less 19th century windmill in Lynemouth.

Newcastle Through the Ages
Newcastle Through the Ages
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A mural depicting history and noteworthy people and places of Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Gateshead Central Library
Gateshead Central Library
Building Gateshead Tyne And Wear

A purpose built library, which opened in 1926 with funding from the Carnegie Trust.

Ponteland Vicar's Pele
Ponteland Vicar's Pele
Tower Ponteland Northumberland

A ruined Vicar's Pele sitting on the main high street in Ponteland.

Linhope Spout
Linhope Spout
Waterfall Ingram Valley Northumberland

An 18 metre waterfall in the beautiful Ingram Valley.

Richmond Obelisk
Richmond Obelisk
Obelisk Richmond North Yorkshire

An obelisk standing in Richmond Market Place dating to 1771 with a surprising hidden secret.

Knaresborough Castle
Knaresborough Castle
Castle Knaresborough North Yorkshire

A ruined fortress in the town of Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, first built by a Norman baron in c. 1100 on a cliff above the River Nidd.

Watergate Forest Park
Watergate Forest Park
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

24 hectare park with lake, woodland and waymarked paths in the heart of Gateshead.

Botanic Gardens Durham
Botanic Gardens Durham
Landscape Durham County Durham

25 acres of plants from five continents. Also eye-catching art installations such as boots, bugs, and fungi.

Thornley Woods Sculpture Trail
Thornley Woods Sculpture Trail
Landscape Rowlands Gill Tyne And Wear

A short but sweet 0.8km sculpture trail in Thornley Woods.

Generation
Generation
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Statues of three heads representing different eras of human and industrial production.

Seaton Delaval Obelisk
Seaton Delaval Obelisk
Obelisk Seaton Valley Northumberland

An 18m tall Obelisk sitting 900m south of Seaton Delaval Hall.

Howick Hall Gardens And Arboretum
Howick Hall Gardens And Arboretum
Estate Alnwick Northumberland

The ancestral home of the Earls Grey since 1319. (As in the tea!)

Ros Castle Trig Point
Ros Castle Trig Point
Trig Point Chillingham Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Ros Castle (316m).

The Coxswain And The George Elmy Lifeboat
The Coxswain And The George Elmy Lifeboat
Statue Seaham County Durham

A Coxswain Statue by Ray Lonsdale is a tribute to the RNLI and the 9 lives lost on the Lifeboat 'The George Elmy'.

Wharton Park
Wharton Park
Landscape Durham County Durham

A feast for photographers, natural history enthusiasts, structure admirers, sculpture lovers and children

Egglestone Abbey
Egglestone Abbey
Religious Place Barnard Castle County Durham

Beautiful ruins of small monastery founded by White Canons set above a bend in the River Tees near Barnard Castle.

Charlie's Garden
Charlie's Garden
Standing Stone Seaton Valley Northumberland

A large rock sitting in Collywell Bay at Seaton Sluice that a local once grew things on.

Trow Rock Disappearing Gun
Trow Rock Disappearing Gun
Military South Shields Tyne And Wear

A unique gun that would disappear into its turret to reload, devised during the Crimean War.

The Church of Our Lady
The Church of Our Lady
Religious Place Seaton Valley Northumberland

A delightful 12th-century church tucked away beside the magnificent Seaton Delaval Hall.

Bolton Priory
Bolton Priory
Religious Place Skipton North Yorkshire

Ruins of a 12th century priory on the Bolton Abbey estate.

Blackhall Rocks
Blackhall Rocks
Landscape Hartlepool County Durham

Dramatic landscape and panoramic views of the coast. Stone art with science, history and mythology.

Eshott Airfield
Eshott Airfield
Machinery Morpeth Northumberland

An airfield mainly for pleasure flights where you can sit with a cup of tea in the observation deck and watch the planes take off and land.

Lanercost Priory
Lanercost Priory
Religious Place Brampton Cumbria

Lanercost Priory, founded in 1169, is a well-preserved medieval Augustinian priory in Brampton, Cumbria.

Durham Cow
Durham Cow
Art Durham County Durham

Life size sculpture referring to the legend of Durham's founding on the banks of the River Wear

Castle Eden Dene
Castle Eden Dene
Landscape Peterlee County Durham

221 hectares of woodland, grassland and paths leading to the beautiful Durham coast.

Gunpowder House
Gunpowder House
Building Seahouses Northumberland

A small stone building used to store the explosives during the construction of the seahouses pier and harbour.

Plessey Woods Viaduct
Plessey Woods Viaduct
Bridge Cramlington Northumberland

A very well hidden stone viaduct spanning the River Blyth at Plessey Woods for the East Coast Main Line.

St Paul's Monastery
St Paul's Monastery
Religious Place Jarrow Tyne And Wear

Anglo-Saxon Monastery where St Bede spent his life from the age of seven.

Cresswell Pillbox
Cresswell Pillbox
Military Cresswell Northumberland

WW2 pillbox disguised as a ruined house.

Union Chain Bridge
Union Chain Bridge
Bridge Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

When originally built, the Union Chain Bridge near Berwick Upon Tweed was the longest wrought iron suspension bridge in the world.

The Brothers
The Brothers
Statue Seaham County Durham

A sculpture of three miners waiting to go down the pit. It’s a reminder of the three mines that Seaham once had.

Wordsworth's Grave
Wordsworth's Grave
Religious Place Grasmere Cumbria

The grave of famed Lakeland Poet, William Wordsworth.

Lowther Castle
Lowther Castle
Castle Penrith Cumbria

A skeleton of a castle built by the Lowther family who have owned this estate since before the 11th century.

Auckland Tower
Auckland Tower
Building Bishop Auckland County Durham

A tower based on a siege engine amongst eclectic buildings

William Turner Garden
William Turner Garden
Landscape Morpeth Northumberland

A modern take on a 16th Century Physic Garden dedicated to the life of Morpeth native William Turner, also known as the "Father of British Botany"

Shaftoe Crags
Shaftoe Crags
Crag, Rock And Cairn Bolam Northumberland

Stunning crags and landscape with standing stones and a Devil's Punchbowl.

Watersmeet
Watersmeet
Water Hexham Northumberland

The meeting place of the north and south River Tyne sources.

Windy Gyle Trig Point
Windy Gyle Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Windy Gyle (619m).

Lawe Top
Lawe Top
Landscape South Shields Tyne And Wear

A pleasant green with many fine views of magnificent landmarks of North and South Shields.

The Heugh at Hartlepool Headland
The Heugh at Hartlepool Headland
Lighthouse Hartlepool County Durham

This peninsula has several pleasing aspects such as a lighthouse, a cannon and the goddess Nike atop the war memorial.

Ormesby Hall
Ormesby Hall
Estate Middlesbrough North Yorkshire

Grade I listed mansion house predominantly 18th century.

Morph in the North Art Trail
Morph in the North Art Trail
Art Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

Twenty beautifully decorated Morph figures to find in North Tyneside.

Osborne's Fort
Osborne's Fort
Tower Holy Island Northumberland

A ruined fort tower on the opposite side of the harbour to Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island.

Rising Sun Country Park
Rising Sun Country Park
Landscape Benton Tyne And Wear

162 hectare park with ponds, walkways and bird hides.

Oriental Museum
Oriental Museum
Museum Durham County Durham

A museum containing collections from cultures and histories of northern Africa to Asia including more than 30,000 objects of art, textiles, ceramics, and manuscripts.

Hownsgill Viaduct
Hownsgill Viaduct
Bridge Consett County Durham

54m high viaduct, built with the help of Robert Stephenson.

Temenos
Temenos
Art Middlesbrough North Yorkshire

Art installation near Middlesbrough football ground.

Cherryburn
Cherryburn
Building Stocksfield Northumberland

The birthplace of Thomas Bewick, the famous wood engraver and ornithologist.

Thrunton Wood
Thrunton Wood
Landscape Alnwick Northumberland

A spectacular woodland planted on crags to the north and south.

Escomb Saxon Church
Escomb Saxon Church
Religious Place Bishop Auckland County Durham

Founded about AD 670–675, it is one of the oldest Anglo-Saxon churches in England.

Mitford Castle
Mitford Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

A ruined Castle dating from the 11th Century and is Grade I listed.

The Snook
The Snook
Landscape Holy Island Northumberland

The peninsula part of Holy Island, made up of dunes, salt marshes, Snook House and Snook Tower

Big Waters Country Park
Big Waters Country Park
Water Wideopen Tyne And Wear

A Country Park and lake on the outskirts of Newcastle Upon Tyne

Saint Mary's Well
Saint Mary's Well
Religious Place Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

A small well linked to the nearby St. Mary's Chapel.

King John's Palace
King John's Palace
Castle Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

A fortified house built by Adam of Jesmond.

Roseberry Topping Shooting Box
Roseberry Topping Shooting Box
Building Newton under Roseberry North Yorkshire

An 18th century shooting box built for Captain Wilson on the slopes of Roseberry Topping.

Beamish Shorthorns
Beamish Shorthorns
Art Consett County Durham

A sculpture of four metal cows constructed from old JCB parts, grazing on the C2C route near Beamish.

RSPB Saltholme
RSPB Saltholme
Landscape Middlesbrough North Yorkshire

650 hectare site attracting thousands of birds every year.

Drill Heads
Drill Heads
Art Wideopen Tyne And Wear

A sculpture of three drill heads in Weetslade Country Park.

Dryburgh Abbey
Dryburgh Abbey
Religious Place Melrose Borders

A ruined abbey sitting in a secluded woodland on the banks of the River Tweed.

Mary Queen of Scots House
Mary Queen of Scots House
Museum Jedburgh Borders

A 16th-century tower house in the town of Jedburgh, where it is believed that Mary stayed for a few weeks in 1566. The house is now a museum dedicated to Mary's life and times.

Wallsend Parks
Wallsend Parks
Landscape Wallsend Tyne And Wear

A series of linked public parks in Wallsend comprising Richardson Dees Park, the Hall Grounds and Arboretum.

Invader Street Art
Invader Street Art
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Tiled street art depicting space invaders placed around Newcastle City Centre

Side Gallery
Side Gallery
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Small photographic gallery on Newcastle's Quayside.

Emmanuel Head Daymark
Emmanuel Head Daymark
Lighthouse Holy Island Northumberland

A white pyramid daymark on the north east Emmanuel Head of Holy Island.

Richmond Castle
Richmond Castle
Castle Richmond North Yorkshire

Early Norman castle built in the 1070s by Alan Rufus.

Denton Hall Turret
Denton Hall Turret
Building Denton Burn Tyne And Wear

Turret 7B on Hadrian's Wall, found along with a 63m long section of the wall in a small area of public space in a housing estate by the A186

Steetley Pier
Steetley Pier
Landmark Hartlepool County Durham

A 2,000 foot long pier built in the 1960's to pipe sea water for the magnesia treatment works.

Cauldron Snout
Cauldron Snout
Waterfall Barnard Castle County Durham

At 180m it is the longest waterfall in the UK and is fed from Cow Green Reservoir.

Lady's Well
Lady's Well
Religious Place Harbottle Northumberland

An atmospheric little pool surrounded by a grove of trees.

Duddo Stones
Duddo Stones
Stone Circle Duddo Northumberland

A small five stone circle set in a beautiful location in Duddo Northumberland.

Durham Town Hall
Durham Town Hall
Building Durham County Durham

A splendid feast of medieval lookalike architectural delights, and other things.

Middleham Castle
Middleham Castle
Castle Leyburn North Yorkshire

Childhood home of Richard III, built in the 12th century

Easington Colliery
Easington Colliery
Landmark Peterlee County Durham

A town with a nature reserve, memorial garden, cemetry and a reconstructed miners pit cage, celebrating the times of mining in Easington Colliery.

Hartburn Grotto
Hartburn Grotto
Cave Morpeth Northumberland

A natural cave modified into a place for swimmers to get changed in the 18th century.

Tosson Hill Trig Point
Tosson Hill Trig Point
Trig Point Rothbury Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Tosson Hill (440m) #147.

Hedgehope Hill Trig Point
Hedgehope Hill Trig Point
Trig Point The Cheviots Northumberland

The trig point sitting on top of Hedgehope Hill (714m).

Jewels Of The Sea
Jewels Of The Sea
Art Seaham County Durham

34 pieces of enlarged micro marine life made from weathered Corten steel by Andrew McKeown at East Shore Village, Seaham.

Kelso Abbey
Kelso Abbey
Religious Place Kelso Borders

A ruined 12th century Abbey in the Royal Burgh of Roxburgh, Kelso.

Druid's Temple
Druid's Temple
Folly Ripon North Yorkshire

A folly based on Stonehenge with two large stone circles, an altar, sacrificial stone and a tomb area.

Blagdon Hall Estate
Blagdon Hall Estate
Estate Cramlington Northumberland

The private estate of the White Ridley family where the grounds are filled with wonderful statues, follies and temples.

St Mary Magdalene Church Mitford
St Mary Magdalene Church Mitford
Religious Place Morpeth Northumberland

A Grade I Listed Church in Mitford with a number of interesting architectural features and Grade II Listed tombstones and Lych Gate in the churchyard.

Heaton Windmill
Heaton Windmill
Windmill Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

An old ruined windmill sitting in Armstrong Park.

Mortuary Chapel
Mortuary Chapel
Religious Place Alnmouth Northumberland

Ruined chapel on west side of Church Hill.

Fontburn Reservoir
Fontburn Reservoir
Water Rothbury Northumberland

A drinking water reservoir with beautiful surrounding scenery.

Night Fold Field Trig Point
Night Fold Field Trig Point
Trig Point Alnmouth Northumberland

The trig point sitting in Night Fold Field in Alnmouth (48m).

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